• One-on-One SPED Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 3:23 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Inclusion and SPED
  • Overview

    Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

    Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.


    Job Purpose


    The ideal inclusion assistant wholeheartedly believes in and is passionate about the mission and commitments of PUC Schools and exhibits this through their development, reflection, implementation of school culture and collaboration to ensure student success.


    Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:

    • Provide assistance with: tests, homework, program reviews, reports, student files, schedules, and any other instructional program assignments.
    • Promotes student skill acquisition by teaching age-appropriate and functional replacement behaviors to students.
    • Use a combination of approaches to address a student’s target behaviors in order to form and strengthen replacement behaviors.
    • Provide systematic process of studying and modifying observable behavior through a manipulation of the environment.
    • The focus of this teaching method is to teach the child specific skills he/she needs to be successful with the goal that the child will learn and independently initiate acquired skills.
    • Participates in individual student IEP meetings and prepares and presents appropriate.
    • IEP goals and objectives.
    • Completes and maintains required documentation for the school, students,  and families
    • Monitor and Establish Behavior Intervention Plans
    • Progress reporting on daily basis and weekly behavior charting
    • Provide individual, small group services
    • Build strong relationships with students and parents
    • Establish an environment where students are excited about learning and preparing for college
    • Foster a safe and nurturing learning environment
    • Continuously build professional knowledge
    • Demonstrate support and knowledge of school's goals and mission
    • Regular attendance, dependability and punctuality in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. 


    • Will have a willingness to learn, patience, and detail oriented
    • Must be in college or possess a BA/BS degree
    • Must have prior experience working with students in a learning environment
    • Strong Math skills is strongly preferred
    • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.


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